The Mission Blog
While we seek to meet the immediate needs of our homeless neighbors, our ultimate goal is to provide the support and tools necessary to create lasting change. Sometimes, with some patience, faith and a lot of love, we see lives completely transformed.
Laurie was well taken care of; but after a series of deaths and struggling with alcoholism, she became homeless 1,000 miles from home. Here’s her story.
As Christians, let’s love others in ways that reflect God’s unconditional love for us. Let’s find new ways to lay down our lives daily for one another. If we try, we can Love Bigger than we have ever loved before!
These are prayer requests submitted by neighbors struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction. Please join us as we remember these precious neighbors in our daily prayers.
January was full of activity and positivity at the Mission. We were recognized by the Colorado House of Representatives for the work we do to help homeless neighbors in Colorado Springs; we saw two men graduate from the New Life Program (men’s residential addiction recovery); and we continue to see hundreds of people in need seek food, shelter and guidance on our campus.
On Feb. 14, community partners joined with Springs Rescue Mission culinary staff to prepare a special Valentine’s Day dinner for 200 hungry guests at Samaritan’s Kitchen.
Random Acts of Kindness Day is coming up. Check out this story of how you can impact the life of a neighbor in need, and see how these simple gestures affect the lives of Mission guests.
Now that you’re done catching up on the nominees for Best Picture — and the Oscars have officially closed out awards season — you may need some new movie recommendations. If so, check out these great movies about homelessness, poverty, hunger and addiction.
Paul survived three tours in Vietnam, a fire that killed most of his family and the homelessness that threatened to steal his hope. Now he’s thriving in a new home at Genesis House, a supportive housing program sponsored by Springs Rescue Mission.
In 2018, Springs Rescue Mission embarked on a journey to create more pathways out of homelessness that led to the development of a “tiered shelter program.”
Springs Rescue Mission was recognized on the floor of the Colorado House of Representatives Wednesday, Jan. 22 for the work it does to help the hungry, homeless and addicted in Colorado Springs and throughout the Pikes Peak Region.